make menuconfig confusion

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Sun Sep 23 16:25:26 PDT 2001

On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 05:23:17PM -0500, Debian User wrote:
> When I run 'make menuconfig' without 'make mrproper' it remembers the
> settings.
> But I am specifically trying to add vfat support.  In the .config file it
> shows that
> vfat support should be set, but when I compile the new kernel and reboot
> I still
> do not have vfat support.  It seems that 'make bzImage' must be reading some
> other .config file entirely.  I have vfat support in my Debian potato dist
> using the
> same kernel.  I am copying bzImage to /boot/lfskernel.

make bzImage doens't read any other file normally speaking.
When you copied the bzImage file to /boot/lfskernel, did you re-run 
/sbin/lilo to finish the kernel image update?

Gerard Beekmans

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